heroku-bouncer

heroku bouncer middleware for express

node-heroku-bouncer

node-heroku-bouncer is an easy-to-use module for adding Heroku OAuth authentication to Express 4 apps.

$ npm install heroku-bouncer --save
  • Node 0.10.x
  • Express 4.x

Ensure your app is using the cookie-parser and client-sessions middlewares. This module is not guaranteed to work with any other session middleware.

var express      = require('express');
var cookieParser = require('cookie-parser');
var sessions     = require('client-sessions');
var bouncer      = require('heroku-bouncer');
var app          = express();
 
app.use(cookieParser('your cookie secret'));
 
// NOTE: These options are good general options for use in a Heroku app, but 
// carefully review your own environment's needs before just copying these. 
app.use(sessions({
  cookieName    : 'session',
  secret        : 'your session secret',
  duration      : 24 * 60 * 60 * 1000,
  activeDuration: 1000 * 60 * 5,
  cookie        : {
    path     : '/',
    ephemeral: false,
    httpOnly : true,
    secure   : false
  }
}));
 
app.use(bouncer({
  oAuthClientID      : 'client-id',
  oAuthClientSecret  : 'client-secret',
  encryptionSecret   : 'abcd1234abcd1234'
}));
 
app.get('/', function(reqres) {
  res.end('You must be logged in.');
});

After requests pass through the bouncer middleware, they'll have the heroku-bouncer property on them:

{
  token: 'user-api-token',
  id   : 'user-id',
  name : 'user-name',
  email: 'user-email'
}

To log a user out, send them to /auth/heroku/logout.

OptionsRequired?DefaultDescription
encryptionSecretYesn/aA random string used to encrypt your user session data
oAuthClientIDYesn/aThe ID of your Heroku OAuth client
oAuthClientSecretYesn/aThe secret of your Heroku OAuth client
herokuAPIHostNon/aAn optional override host to send Heroku API requests to
sessionSyncNonceNonullThe name of a nonce cookie to validate sessions against
ignoredRoutesNo[]An array of regular expressions to match routes to be ignored when there is no session active
oAuthServerURLNo"https://id.heroku.com"The location of the Heroku OAuth server
herokaiOnlyHandlerNonullA route handler that will be called on requests by non-Herokai
$ npm test